News from members of the North Country Chamber
Employee Promotions Announced at Champlain National Bank
Steven Cacchio, President and CEO of Champlain National Bank, is pleased to announce the following employees have been promoted:
Medara Sherman to Security and Branch Operations Officer. She is also a Mortgage Loan Specialist and Branch Manager of both Elizabethtown and Westport branches. Medara Sherman joined the Bank in 2013 as the Willsboro Branch Manager and became the Westport Branch Manager in 2014. In 2016 she assumed the role of Branch Manager of both the Elizabethtown and Westport branches and became one of the Bank’s Mortgage Loan Specialists. Prior to joining Champlain National Bank, she worked as a General Manager for Ruby Tuesday Restaurants in the Midwest, and for her family-owned business in Willsboro: Champlain Valley Milling. She attended Siena College where she was awarded a BA in Psychology. Her community involvement includes spearheading the annual Champlain National Bank Project Wee Care, serving as a Board Member of the Westport Heritage House, and volunteering on the Westport Federated Church Council. Medara has three children and lives with her husband in Westport. She enjoys camping with her family, horseback riding, and is currently remodeling an old house.
Teresa Morgan Kaschak to an Officer and Human Resources Manager. Teresa joined Champlain National Bank in 2018. She spent her entire career in executive support, benefits administration, and human resource management both in and out of the banking industry. A native of San Antonio, Texas, she arrived in the North Country in 1986 after being stationed at Plattsburgh Air Force Base while serving in the US Air Force. She enjoys kayaking, camping, and spending time with family.
Jordan McKiernan to Crown Point Assistant Branch Manager. Jordan started working for Champlain National Bank in 2017 and holds an A.S. from Hudson Valley Community College in Criminal Justice. She enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors.
Champlain National Bank was founded in 1909 in Essex County and is still locally owned and managed today with ten branches serving the people of the North Country and Adirondacks. In addition to traditional banking products, it has a full offering of mobile banking solutions, commercial loans and mortgages.